Assault and battery; family or household member. (HB708)

Introduced By

Del. Todd Gilbert (R-Woodstock) with support from co-patron Del. David Ramadan (R-South Riding)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Assault and battery against a family or household member. Adds unlawful wounding in violation of 18.2-51 and strangulation in violation of 18.2-51.6 to the list of offenses that, if a person has been previously convicted of two such offenses within a 20-year period and such offenses occurred on different dates, enhance the penalty of assault and battery against a family or household member from a Class 1 misdemeanor to a Class 6 felony. Amends § 18.2-57.2, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/07/2014Committee
01/07/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14102272D
01/07/2014Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/08/2014Impact statement from VCSC (HB708)
01/10/2014Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
01/27/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB708)
01/30/2014Assigned Courts sub: Criminal Law
01/31/2014Subcommittee recommends reporting (10-Y 0-N)
01/31/2014Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
02/03/2014Reported from Courts of Justice (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2014Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/05/2014Reported from Appropriations (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2014Read first time
02/10/2014Read second time and engrossed
02/11/2014Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/11/2014VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2014Constitutional reading dispensed
02/12/2014Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/24/2014Reported from Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2014Rereferred to Finance
02/25/2014Reported from Finance (17-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)
02/26/2014Read third time
02/26/2014Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
03/03/2014Enrolled
03/03/2014Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB708ER)
03/03/2014Signed by Speaker
03/06/2014Signed by President
03/31/2014Impact statement from VCSC (HB708ER)
04/06/2014G Approved by Governor-Chapter 660 (effective 7/1/14)
04/06/2014G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0660)

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 28 seconds.